Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Christine Luciano | Steps on Broadway Faculty – Steps on Broadway
Christine Luciano
Christine Luciano began dancing at a young age at the Boston Ballet School and went on to study at the Walnut Hill School of Performing Arts. She received her BFA in Dance from New York University and became certified and licensed through the Mind Body Dancer® 200 Yoga Teacher Training with TaraMarie Perri. Growing up in such a vigorous ballet background, she appreciated the anatomical alignment and mind/body connection that comes with the practice of Mind Body Dancer® yoga classes to help ground her and make her a stronger dancer. As the apprentice to essential oil guru, Nancy Engel, Christine has developed ways to incorporate essential oils to enhance the practice and to rejuvenate the senses. She has found a perfect marriage of yoga and essential oils to strengthen the mind/body connection.

Currently, Christine dances with Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance Company and teaches with The Ballet Tech School in Manhattan. She has previously worked with Sydney Skybetter, Kate Hutter, Lauri Stallings, Graham Lustig, Samuel Kurkjian, and Michael Owen and her additional training includes Atlanta Ballet and The National Theatre of Prague.

Class Description
All yoga classes taught by TaraMarie Perri and Mind Body Dancer® teachers are rooted in a safe, alignment-based, breath-focused, mindful-flow style and are appropriate for anybody interested in cultivating sustainable pathways of the body and mind. Classes are thoughtful and detailed, educational and expressive, as they flowingly pair energetic imagery and anatomical themes. New practitioners create stable foundations, experienced yogis refine and re-connect, and those in between explore and experiment within the range of your body and mind's remarkable capacity.

Performers, please note:
Yoga with Mind Body Dancer®, as developed by TaraMarie Perri, is a curriculum specifically designed to complement rigorous performance training. Yoga postures sequenced with breathwork invigorate, strengthen and soothe students' bodies and minds. Students' investigation of their individual alignment will cultivate sustainable movement pathways, heal old injuries and prevent new ones. The Mind Body Dancer® yoga curriculum specializes in conditioning and harmonizing a performer's physical instrument with mental awareness. Building on performers' kinetic intelligence and keen presence, Mind Body Dancer's yoga classes facilitate technical advancement, creative expression and fulfilling performance experience.

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